Heritage Attractions

Step back in time and explore the fascinating heritage attractions in Angus including Glamis Castle, the childhood home of HRH Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother. Visit Arbroath Abbey where the Declaration of Arbroath was signed in 1320, fly back in time to Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre or hop on board a steam train at the Caledonian Railway in Brechin.

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The Caterthuns
Two spectacularly large hill forts.
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Airlie Monument
A memorial in North Central Angus, the Airlie Monument lies high on Tulloch Hill
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Tealing Dovecot and Earth House
An elegant dovecot of the late 16th century standing in a modern farmyard.
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Brechin Cathedral
Brechin Cathedral dates from 1220 with its origins going back to the 7th century.
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Bon Scott Statue
Bon Scott statue in Kirriemuir, erected in the honour of one of the town's most famous sons.
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St Orlands Stone
A tall, Pictish cross-slab with a prominent, ornate cross and, on the reverse, Pictish symbols.
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Arbroath Signal Tower Museum
Discover the history of the Bell Rock Lighthouse and Arbroath's rich maritime heritage.
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House of Dun
A beautiful Georgian house, overlooking Montrose Basin.
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Restenneth Priory
The chancel and tower of the priory church of Augustinian canons.
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Glamis Castle
A ``fairytale castle`` with beautiful gardens, which has witnessed over 600 years of history.
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Tayside Police Museum
The Tayside Police Museum charts the history of policing in Tayside & Angus
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Brechin Castle
Brechin Castle stands proud on a massive bluff of rocks above the River Southesk.
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J M Barrie's Birthplace
J M Barrie, creator of Peter Pan, spent his childhood in this small whitewashed cottage.
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Ardestie Earth House
A curved underground gallery 25m in length of Iron Age date, that once formed the cellar of a round house.
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Dunnichen Battle Site and Cairn
On 20th May 685, King Bridei and his Pictish army checked the northward advance of the Northumbrians
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Barry Mill
The early 19th century Barry Mill is one of Scotland's last working water-powered corn mills.
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Engraved Paving at Cumberland Close
the location of 6 Caithness Slate engraved slabs dedicated to world famous sons and daughters of Kirriemuir.
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Kerr's Miniature Railway
A seaside miniature railway in West Links Park, Arbroath.
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Balmashanner War Memorial
The Balmashanner War Memorial was built between 1920 and 1921 to a design by architect Thomas R. Soutar
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Kinneff Old Church
The Scottish crown jewels were once hidden in Kinneff Old Church.
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Davidson Cottage
The Davidson cottage is the family home of the Davidson family of Harley-Davidson fame.
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Dunninald Castle and Gardens
Dunninald Castle is a family home with an acclaimed walled garden.
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Queen's Well
Located in Glen Mark, which lies at the head of Glen Esk
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Mortuary Chapel
A historic Mortuary Chapel designed by Patrick Allan Fraser of Hospitalfield.
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The Glenesk Retreat and Folk Museum
A museum and retreat with visitor displays and children's activities.
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Maison Dieu Chapel
Part of the south wall of a chapel, belonging to a medieval hospital founded in the 1260s
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Carlungie Earth House
A complex underground structure, 48m long, of Iron Age date. Now uncovered.
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Bell Rock Lighthouse
The Bell Rock lighthouse is situated in the North Sea on a partially-submerged reef some 11 miles.
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Angus Archives
Located in a beautiful rural setting, Angus Archives is a treasure trove of 800 years
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Arbroath Abbey
Explore the substantial ruins of a Tironensian monastery, founded by William the Lion in 1178.
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Aberlemno Sculptured Stones
A magnificent group of Pictish sculptured stones.
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House of Memories
Provides a permanent display of artefacts, memorabilia and photographs.
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Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre
Montrose Air Station was the first Operational Military Air Station in the UK
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Montrose Museum and Art Gallery
This museum tells the story of Montrose and its people.
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Hospitalfield House
Hospitalfield House is a stunning early Arts & Crafts Scottish Baronial country house.
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Edzell Castle and Gardens
The beautiful walled garden at Edzell is one of Scotland's unique sights.
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Kirriemuir Gateway to the Glens
This museum tells the story of Kirriemuir and the Angus Glens.
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St Vigeans Sculptured Museum
Immerse yourself in the enigmatic beauty of Pictish art. Displayed and interpreted inside a converted cottage.
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Inglis Memorial Hall and Library
Come and view an original Victorian library, find out how it worked and how it served the people of Edzell.
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Invermark Castle
A ruined keep of North Angus, Invermark Castle lies at the end of Glen Mark, where it meets Glen Esk, just to the east of Loch Lee.
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William Lamb Studio
The William Lamb Studio was designed by Lamb himself and houses a collection of his sculptures, prints and drawings.
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Kirriemuir Camera Obscura
One of only four in Scotland Kirriemuir Camera Obscura boasts stunning 360 degree views of the surrounding Angus Countryside.
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Meffan Museum and Art Gallery
Meffan Museum & Art Gallery, in the centre of Forfar, is both a local history museum and an art gallery.
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Caledonian Railway
Volunteer run heritage railway operating along the 169 year old Brechin branch line.
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Red Castle
Situated on an elevated mound over looking Lunan Bay on the North Sea coast of Angus, Red Castle lies just over 2 miles (3 km) north east of…
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The Glenesk Retreat and Folk Museum
A museum and retreat with visitor displays and children's activities.
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Arbroath Art Gallery
Two galleries contain displays of artworks from the Angus Council art collections, touring exhibitions and locally-generated shows.
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Brechin Town House Museum
Brechin Town House Museum is located within the old municipal building, constructed around 1789-90, in the centre of Brechin.